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The Politics of Abolition Revisited

by Thomas Mathiesen

Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen's The Politics of Abolition is a landmark...


Understanding Gender Based Violence: National and international contexts

by Nadia Aghtaie & Geetanjali Gangoli

This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol....


Teaching Criminology at the Intersection: A how-to guide for teaching about gender, race, class and sexuality

by Rebecca M. Hayes, Kate Luther & Susan Caringella

Teaching about gender, race, social class and sexuality in criminal justice and criminology classrooms can be challenging. Professors may face resistance when they ask students to examine how gender impacts...


ON IT

by Jonathan Robinson

This is a thumping good read. - Jonathan Aitken


Asylum Seeking and the Global City

by Francesco Vecchio

Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national...


The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

by Nathan Hall, Abbee Corb & Paul Giannasi

This edited collection brings together many of the world's leading experts, both academic and practitioner, in a single volume handbook that examines key international issues in the field of hate crime. Collectively...


Police Reform from the Bottom Up: Officers and Their Unions as Agents of Change

by Monique Marks & David Sklansky

What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change...


Theorizing Surveillance

by David Lyon

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Young People and Offending

by Martin Stephenson

The relationship between education and youth crime has long been recognised in terms of social policy and public opinion, the full extent of this and its implications has been largely neglected and unexplored:...


Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights

by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck & Frieder Dünkel

Prisons and imprisonment have become a commonplace topic in popular culture as the setting and rationale for fiction and documentaries and most people seem to have a clear notion of what it is like in prison,...


Crimes of Globalization

by Dawn L Rothe & David O. Friedrichs

This book addresses immensely consequential crimes in the world today that, to date, have been almost wholly neglected by students of crime and criminal justice: crimes of globalization. This term refers to...


Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies: International Agendas and African Contexts

by Doris Buss, Joanne Lebert & Blair Rutherford

This book brings together a unique blend of researchers, civil society and community activists all working on different aspects of conflict sexual violence on the African continent. The contributions included...


Innovative Justice

by Hannah Graham & Rob White

This book showcases innovative justice initiatives from around the world which engage offenders, practitioners and communities to reduce reoffending and support desistance and positive change. It is groundbreaking...


Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

by Michael Adorjan & Wing Hong Chui

A society's response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime...


Gun Crime in Global Contexts

by Peter Squires

Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm...


American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

by Lawrence Karson

When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous...


Justice for Victims Before the International Criminal Court

by Luke Moffett

Many prosecutors and commentators have praised the victim provisions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as 'justice for victims', which for the first time include participation, protection and reparations....


Justice for Victims: Perspectives on rights, transition and reconciliation

by Inge Vanfraechem, Antony Pemberton & Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda

Justice for Victims brings together the world's leading scholars in the fields of study surrounding victimization in a pioneering international collection. This book focuses on the current study of victims of...


Voices from American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing

by Kaia Stern

Voices From American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing is a comprehensive and unique contribution to understanding the dynamics and nature of penal confinement. In this book, author Kaia Stern describes...


The Future of Testimony: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Witnessing

by Antony Rowland & Jane Kilby

Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking Testimony, this collection brings together the leading academics from a range of scholarly fields to explore the meaning, use, and value of testimony...